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Immersive technologies – right in the middle of everything

One of the biggest buzzwords at Prolight + Sound 2018 was "Immersive Technologies". Whether sound systems that made new worlds of sound possible, 3D displays, or extraordinary fulldome projections, the exhibitors from these areas brought along lots of fascinating products. But what’s behind this technology? Immersive Technologies create new (live) experiences The category of Immersive…
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LumenRadio Celebrates Ten-Year Anniversary with Two Innovations

Prolight + Sound is always a place for international premieres and innovations. The Swedish producer LumenRadio didn’t just bring their wireless DMX and light control solutions along to Frankfurt, it also celebrated its ten year anniversary. LumenRadio presents DMX Module and Lighting Control Tool “To celebrate the 10 years means much to the company,” according…
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Moving Pictures of Prolight + Sound 2018

Innovative, varied and informative - with these three words, the Prolight + Sound 2018 can be put in a nutshell. Relive the hightlights of the fair with this impressions video and be inspired by the pictures. At the same time, the anticipation for next year will be further increased. And who knows: maybe we'll see each other in Frankfurt next year from 2 to 5 April 2019?!

AV Stumpfl: “Prolight + Sound is an Absolute Must”

Prolight + Sound were a complete success for many exhibitors. It was also a success for the Austrian technology producer AV Stumpfl. The company presented a revolutionary screen system leg, a series of innovative projection screens and 8K media server. "People want to touch our products" AV Stumpfl - Short set-up times, reduced maintenance, more…
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TMB and Company NA presented innovative technologies

TMB and Company NA have once again partnered at Prolight + Sound 2018 bringing a mix of innovative, high-performance technology to the show. This year, TMB introduced the ProPlex IQ Tester, an Ethernet tester for entertainment production. Inspired by the contributions of the world's leading production and staging experts, the IQ Tester is an "all-in-one" device that complements the ProPlex range of data distribution devices. What TMB and Company NA have shown, you can watch in the video.

World Premiere: ClayPaky Presents ZAC-EYE

World premieres are at the Prolight + Sound again and again. The Italian company ClayPaky had several new items in its luggage - and an impressive show. On the one hand, the stage and event lighting manufacturer presented its ZAC-EYE, an automatic lighting tracking system. On the other hand, the new Axcor 300 series was presented, which includes three LED headlights.
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Real-time Tracking With BlackTrax

Real-time tracking is one of the big topics at this year's Prolight + Sound. Performances and live demonstrations of different capturing systems can be seen at different stands. This is also the case with BlackTrax, a real-time tracking system. This tracking solution is used to track movements on a stage and allow different devices to respond. Light, sound and graphic animations are controlled by the movements of the artist and produce different effects.

grandMA3 – The New Console From MA Lighting

It was one of the highlights of Prolight + Sound 2018. Daniel Kannenberg introduces the new MA Lighting console grandMA3. It was a major attraction and caused a great stir in the industry in the run-up to the trade fair.

"It's really amazing how much interest there was in the grandMA3", explains Björn Gaentzsch, Team Leader Marketing at MA Lighting. The regular presentations of the new console attracted countless interested clients and potential customers. At the booth in the Lightpower Village, the MA Lighting Team were permanently deepened in discussions. "This year's fair is a great success for us."

Evening of Winners: PIPA, MIPA, Opus and Sinus Awards

It has become a fond tradition: the award show ceremony for the PIPA, MIPA, Opus and Sinus Awards. As in years past, the nominees and winners assemble in the Europe Room to honor the most innovative and impressive products and shows together. Award ceremony under the auspices of the music media publisher Opus-Award-Winner Friedrichstadt-PalastIt’s not…
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The First Live Fair Talk

The first Live Fair Talk was a smashing success for moderator Norbert Stangl from Laserworld. In addition to the goal of exchanging information from various places in event technology, there was also a focus on networking bringing together specialists from the event industry. The live talk show was streamed parallel on Facebook and YouTube, making…
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